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Architect I

Austin, TX, US

Requisition Number: 74713 

Insight is a Cisco Gold Partner, headquartered in Tempe, AZ. Insight has achieved Masters Partner status in various technology disciplines, was the recipient in 2013 of Cisco’s Global Partner of the Year for Enterprise Networking award, and was recognized by The Phoenix Business Journal as a winner of the Best Places to Work in 2012 in Phoenix. We are growing and are looking for talented people across the U.S. who are passionate about emerging technologies and excited to work for an industry-leading organization.

As an Architect for Insight, you will enter a high-energy and tech savvy world. We are looking for someone who has exceptional interpersonal skills, is client focused, and has a proven track record of managing a successful business unit.


If you’re passionate about technology, a great problem-solver, and have an analytical mind, then you could be the right fit!

As an Architect for Insight you can expect to:

  • Learn: In this role knowledge is power. You will be expected to keep abreast of the software solutions offered by manufacturers and their direct competitors.
  • Be solution focused: You will identify client needs and design a plan and proposal based on the needs. A strong ability to develop solutions based on discovery and needs will be needed for this position. 
  • Be a team player: You will work closely with the sales team. You will work on pre-sale activities such as identifying, qualifying, pricing and delivering services in multiple geographies. You will also assist in identifying potential opportunities and qualify these leads by preparing solution proposals.
  • Be a trusted advisor: You will develop and maintain expertise on the manufacturer's products, programs, competition and the industry. You’ll also provide licensing and product reporting as well as support to Sales as needed to execute on contract management deliverables.

What we’re looking for:

  • Actively participate in and lead the assessment, planning, designing, and implementing of Network and Security solutions including high availability, routing/switching, VPN, security policies and address translation.
  • Provide technical leadership throughout the projects including delegation of tasks to other project team members
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems
  • Provide documentation including implementation plans, test plans, migration plans and detailed designs to client upon project completion
  • Provide knowledge transfer and operational documents to the client
  • Conduct user and administrative training for Insight staff to keep team updated on client network changes
  • Take lead in working with service providers to identify and resolve issues, including coordinating repair and/or replacement of managed devices.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and internal teams
  • Implement networking technologies and solutions based on networking designs
  • Advanced troubleshooting of network issues
  • Design network solutions to meet client networking requirements
  • Test network to ensure it is functioning as planned
  • Work with clients to identify business and technical networking requirements
  • Raise incidents and changes following client’s compliancy standards.




  • A bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline or demonstrated performance in a technical work environment
  • Growth in technical skills through certifications (CCNP/CCDP/JNCIP/CCIE) or other similar achievements is desired.



The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 6,800 employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at


  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 7,400+ teammates in 19 countries providing Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations across the globe
  • $7.1 billion in revenue in 2018
  • Ranked #417 on the 2018 Fortune 500, #12 on the 2018 CRN Solution Provider 500
  • 2018 Dell EMC Server Partner of the Year, 2018 Intel Retail Solution Partner of the Year, 2018 Microsoft Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #23 on the 2019 Fortune 50 Best Workplaces in Technology and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2018 list of Best Places to Work (Extra Large Business)
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance



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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.



Posting Notes: Austin || Texas (US-TX) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Austin, TX ||

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